Department of Economics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Past Seminar Series

   
 
Past Seminars
IO Workshops
Micro Workshops
Macro Brown Bag
SET 2007
SET 2008
APESA 2008
WMD 2009
2010 SAET Conference
2010 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
2011 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
2012 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
Health Econometrics Symposium
Port Economics 2011
Port Economics 2012
Port Economics 2013
AEI Workshop
Admin Data Conference [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
 

Semester II, 2011/2012

Date
Topic
Speaker
Jan 17
Tue
Access to Market, Poverty, and Inequality: Evidence from Rural China Hou Zhaoyang
National University of Singapore
Jan 18
WED
Media market concentration, advertising levels, and ad prices
- Joint Marketing & Economics Seminar
Simon P. Anderson
University of Virginia

Jan 20
FRI

Information, Social Preferences, and Learning in Network Public Goods Experiments

Luke A. Boosey
California Institute of Technology

Jan 25
WED

Wealth Shocks and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Stock Market Fluctuations

Hannes Schwandt
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Jan 26
Thu

A Plug-In Averaging Estimator for Regressions with Heteroskedastic Errors

Chu-An Liu
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jan 26
Thu
Monopolistic Competition in General Equilibrium: Beyond the CES Jacques Thisse
Université catholique de Louvain
Jan 27
FRI

Human Capital Investment Responses to Skilled Migration Prospects: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Nepal

Slesh A. Shrestha
University of Michigan

Jan 30
MON

The Lost Generation of the Great Recession

Sewon Hur
University of Minnesota

Jan 31
Tue

The Role of Transitory Shocks in Equity Financing: Evidence from IPOs

Sung Bin Sohn
University of California, Berkeley

Jan 31
Tue

Identification and Frequency Domain QML Estimation of Linearized DSGE Models

Denis Tkachenko
Boston University

Feb 1
WED

Endogenous Groups and Cooperation

Roy Chen
University of Michigan

Feb 2
Thu

Binary Response Correlated Random Coefficient Panel Data Models 

Zhongwen Liang
Texas A&M University

Feb 3
FRI
The Effect of Patient Cost-Sharing on Utilization, Health and Risk Protection: Evidence from Japan

Hitoshi Shigeoka
Columbia University

Feb 6
MON

Tax Evasion and the Double Dividend

Antung (Anthony) Liu
University of California, San Diego
Feb 7
Tue
Trade Reforms, Foreign Competition, and Labor Market Adjustments in the U.S. Illenin O. Kondo
University of Minnesota
Feb 8
WED
Mother's Education and Infant Health: Evidence from Closure of High Schools in China Shuang Zhang
Cornell University
Feb 9
Thu
How to throw a Party: Contracting with Type Dependent Externalities Eyal Winter
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Feb 9
Thu

Crowdsourcing with All-Pay Auctions

Tracy Xiao LIU
University of Michigan
Feb 10
FRI
Search and Temptation Collin Raymond
University of Michigan
Feb 13
MON
Trade and Interdependence in a Spatially Complex World Michal Fabinger
Harvard University
Feb 14
Tue
Menu Auctions with Non-Transferable Utilities and Budget Constraints Chiu Yu KO
Boston College
Feb 14
Tue
The Promise and Pitfalls of Genoeconomics Daniel Benjamin
Cornell University
Feb 16
Thu
Oil Efficiency, Demand, and Prices: a Tale of Ups and Downs Dr Martin Bodenstein
Asian Development Bank
Feb 17
FRI

Educational Tracking, Residential Sorting, and Intergenerational Economic Mobility: Evidence from South Korea

Yong Suk LEE
Brown University
Feb 23
Thu
Rational and Naive Herding Matthew Rabin
University of California, Berkeley
Feb 24
FRI

A Folk Theorem with Virtually Enforceable Actions

Anqi Li
Stanford University
Feb 27
MON

Financial Illiteracy and Pension Contributions: A Field Experiment on Compound Interest in China

Changcheng Song
University of California, Berkeley
Feb 28
Tue
Interim agreements: In the footsteps of Zeno, Parkinson, and Nash Dov Samet
Tel Aviv University
Mar 1
Thu
Overbooking Jeffrey C. Ely
Goh Keng Swee Professor, NUS & Charles E. and Emma Morrison Professor, Northwestern University
Mar 6
Tue
Asymptotic Efficiency in Dynamic Panel Data Models When Both N and T are Large Ryo Okui
Kyoto University
Mar 7
WED
Look more hate more? An eye-tracking study of willingness to pay for quake-resistance Kan Takeuchi
Hitotsubashi University
Mar 13
Tue
Investment Incentives under Emission Trading: An Experimental Study Till Requate
University of Kiel
Mar 19
MON
Coordination Failure in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring Dr Satoru Takahashi
Princeton University
Mar 20
Tue
Favorite-Longshot Bias in Parimutuel Betting: an Evolutionary Explanation Atsushi Kajii
Kyoto University
Mar 22
Thu
The Consequences of a Public Health Insurance Option: Evidence from Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Markets

Dr Daniel P. Miller
Clemson University

Mar 22
Thu
Market Structure, Factor Endowment, and Industrial Upgrading Yong Wang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mar 27
Tue
Realized Beta GARCH:A Multivariate GARCH Model with Realized Measures of Volatility and CoVolatility Asger Lunde
Aarhus University
Mar 29
Thu
Optimal Mechanism Design with Speculation and Resale Jun Zhang
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Apr 3
Tue
Lipschtiz Games Eran Shmaya
Northwestern University
Apr 10
Tue
Social Norms and Trust among Strangers Huan Xie
Concordia University
Apr 17
Tue
Sequential Innovation and Optimal Patent Design Christian Riis
BI Norwegian Business School
Apr 19
Thu
The impact of education on mortality: Evidence from a compulsory education reform Kamhon Kan
Academia Sinica
Apr 23
MON

How do Switching Costs Affect Market Concentration and Prices in Network Industries?

Dr Jiawei Chen
University of California, Irvine

Apr 24
Tue
A Fixed-point Method for Solving Principal-agent Problems:
Beyond the First-order Approach
Ke Rongzhu
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Apr 26
Thu
Gambling Reputation:  Repeated Bargaining with Outside Options Jihong Lee
Seoul National University
Apr 30
MON
Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates Jialan Wang
Washington University in St Louis
May 3
Thu
All Types Naïve and Canny Aviad Heifetz
The Open University of Israel
May 4
FRI
Prices of Chinese Exports: Beyond Productivity Huiwen Lai
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
May 29
Tue
Will My Risk Parity Strategy Outperform? Robert M. Anderson
University of California at Berkeley
Jun 6
WED
International Contagion through Leveraged Financial Institutions Eric van Wincoop
University of Virginia and NBER
Jun 11
MON

Employer Learning and the “Importance” of Skills

Andrew D McGee
Simon Fraser University
Jun 12
Tue
Income Taxation in a Life Cycle Model with Human Capital Michael Keane
The University of New South Wales & Arizona State University
Jun 21
Thu
Information Transmission in Political Campaigns Ming Li
Concordia University
Jul 5
Thu
The Demand for Liquid Assets, Corporate Saving, and Global Imbalances Philippe Bacchetta
Université de Lausanne
Jul 16
Thu
Stochastic Stability in Monotone Economies John Stachurski
Australian National University
Jul 23
MON
Patent Examination and Disguised Protection Yanrui Wu
The University of Western Australia
Jul 31
Tue
Entrepreneurial Savings, Borrowing Constraints and Welfare George Vachadze
The City University of New York